40-foot long whale washed ashore in Raigad

Raigad: Nearly 35 to 40 foot long dead whale was washed ashore at the west coast of Uran in Raigad district.

Locals, who spotted the dead mammal on Wednesday night, informed the police and the forest department.

The fish was found in a rotten condition near Khadranda village on the west coast of Uran.

The marine mammal may have got stranded in shallow water, resulting into eventual death.Another dead whale was washed ashore the Uran coast in Raigad about two months back.

Prior to it, a dead whale was found on the shore of Diveaghar in the district some two years back.